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Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
478 Brick Boulevard
Brick, NJ
 

Dr. Tarun Bhandari's specialties are general surgery and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). He practices in Brick, NJ. He is affiliated with Community Medical Center. He attended Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers. Dr. Bhandari accepts the following insurance: QualCare and Medicare.

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Dr. Manpreet K Kohli, MD
Specializes in Surgical Oncology
600 River Avenue
Lakewood, NJ
 

Dr. Manpreet Kohli practices surgical oncology (cancer surgery) in Long Branch, NJ and Lakewood, NJ. Dr. Kohli attended Kasturba Medical College and then went on to complete her residency at Monmouth Medical Center. She has indicated that her clinical interests include breast surgery. She is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. She is professionally affiliated with Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus, Barnabas Health Medical Group, and Community Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Prophylactic Mastectomy, Breast Surgery, Breast Imaging, Breast-Conserving Surgery, Breast Cancer

Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
459 Jack Martin Boulevard; Suite 5a
Brick, NJ
 

Dr. Theodore Lygas works as a general surgeon and surgical oncologist in Brick, NJ. He has received a 2.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Lygas is in-network for Medicare insurance. He attended medical school at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. He is professionally affiliated with Community Medical Center.

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Specializes in Surgical Oncology
459 Jack Martin Boulevard
Brick, NJ
 

Dr. John Pellegrino is a Brick, NJ physician who specializes in surgical oncology (cancer surgery). Dr. Pellegrino accepts Medicare insurance. He studied medicine at Creighton University School of Medicine.

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What is Surgical Oncology?

Surgical oncology is the use of surgery to diagnose or treat cancer, or to manage the symptoms of cancer. The Egyptians pioneered the treatment of cancer using surgery, removing breast tumors as early as the seventh century. These days, surgical oncology is much more complex and effective. Most cancer treatments involve surgery, and in some cases it is the only treatment needed.

Surgical oncologists work together with medical oncologists and radiation oncologists to provide care for cancer patients. Along with medical oncologists, surgical oncologists tend to be the primary providers of cancer treatment. Almost every cancer patient will have a medical or surgical oncologist who is in charge of managing their treatment and making decisions about their care.

The specialized knowledge of a surgical oncologist is less about surgical techniques (which may be very similar to techniques used by a general surgeon) and more about an understanding of cancer itself. Surgical oncologists have an advanced knowledge of how cancer presents and changes, and they know the best way to use surgery to treat cancer.

Surgical oncology is a rapidly advancing specialty, and many new techniques and procedures have been developed in recent years, including minimally invasive surgery and robotic surgery. A surgical oncologist is able to safely wield these complicated techniques to remove tumors from the body.
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